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Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-21, 15:38
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Posted By chalsall
Help button??? :wink: Documentation is...

Help button??? :wink:

Documentation is often the thing programmers do last... If running the app from a console with the "-h" or "--help" flags doesn't give you at least some useful information,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-21, 15:34
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
Called "Smart Hands and Eyes" in the industry. ...

Called "Smart Hands and Eyes" in the industry. Also known as "remote human". :smile:

"OK, type this, exactly... "su -" and hit return. Enter your root password. What do you mean you don't...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 21:21
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
Yup. It's how we like it! :smile: BTW,...

Yup. It's how we like it! :smile:

BTW, before Powershell, was there a way to get the *nix equivalent of "update" on a Wincrows text-based console shell? Both the time since last boot, as well...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 19:22
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
And that's something which should change, IMHO. ...

And that's something which should change, IMHO. Particularly for new workers training to enter into the ICT support workforce.

Linux is actually really easy to use, so long as you can type. None...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 18:34
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
Perhaps on the desktop, but not "in the cloud". ...

Perhaps on the desktop, but not "in the cloud". That's where the fun stuff happens... :smile:
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 16:35
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
Perl is my "comfort zone". It's where I...

Perl is my "comfort zone". It's where I prototype most things, and then move them to C / C++ if speed is an issue.

And yes, I'm developing and test deploying using Strawberry Perl...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-20, 15:41
Replies: 30
Views: 379
Posted By chalsall
I have to admit I'm enjoying "making friends"...

I have to admit I'm enjoying "making friends" with Wincrows 10.

With an SSH server enable and Powershell, you can actually get quite a bit done remotely -- even while the user is logged in and...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-20, 15:38
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By chalsall
Doesn't achieve my hoped-for ability. Again,...

Doesn't achieve my hoped-for ability. Again, *during* mfaktc runs.

As you yourself have said, HW problems can manifest doing different things. As in, a memory test might help, but is not a full...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-20, 14:34
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,137
Posted By chalsall
Intentional. There's a bit of additional...

Intentional.

There's a bit of additional back-end stuff associated with a Colab assignment, so rather than writing the code which deals with that in the case of deletions I just don't let people...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-19, 22:47
Replies: 141
Views: 5,389
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... Don't worry, I'm just passing you and...

Yeah... Don't worry, I'm just passing you and RichD a few low assignments to expediate clearing out 95M.
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-19, 05:46
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By chalsall
Pulling an all-nighter... Too much code to dump...

Pulling an all-nighter... Too much code to dump out of my head...

Seth's current code produces multiple "proofs" during a run. Should the server collect all of them, rather than just the most...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-18, 23:49
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By chalsall
I am completely in the blind on this -- would...

I am completely in the blind on this -- would welcome edification.

Is the Seith's Proof of Work hash not deterministic? As in, a second run should have equal value if both runs are on sane kit?
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-18, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By chalsall
It will be /really/ interesting starting to...

It will be /really/ interesting starting to collect data generated by Seths "Proof of Work" (https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=545332&postcount=76) code-path on a wide range of "kit". I'm...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-18, 20:50
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,137
Posted By chalsall
Copy. Will drill down in the next 48 hours.

Copy. Will drill down in the next 48 hours.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-18, 20:41
Replies: 1,369
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Posted By chalsall
Corey Rogers...

Corey Rogers (https://obitmoments.com/obituary/corey-n-a-rogers/964/).

None of you will know of him, but he was an important friend and co-worker of mine from many years ago. Amazingly bright...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-18, 20:37
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,137
Posted By chalsall
OK, version 0.423 is now in production. Does the...

OK, version 0.423 is now in production. Does the one assignment at a time thing.

A bit of wasted compute (as a %) for the shorter running jobs, but I'm too busy at the moment on other things to...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-17, 17:19
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,137
Posted By chalsall
So, I've been thinking about how to handle these...

So, I've been thinking about how to handle these long-running tasks (and the restarting of same) in a better way.

One thing which could be done immediately would be to drop the number of assigned...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-17, 17:04
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By chalsall
Yup. They feed in many samples to train an...

Yup. They feed in many samples to train an adversarial AI. Then they can have "Spock" say anything, convincingly.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-17, 14:27
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By chalsall
Not any more. With a high-end GPU this can now...

Not any more. With a high-end GPU this can now be done in real-time. Perfectly lip-synced with the avitar.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-17, 13:57
Replies: 141
Views: 5,389
Posted By chalsall
Absolutely possible. And, we have *no* idea what...

Absolutely possible. And, we have *no* idea what the various "signals" are for GPU allotment.

I can say that while many people continue to get GPUs, they're tending to the low range of the...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-16, 18:47
Replies: 141
Views: 5,389
Posted By chalsall
If you haven't already, go to the drop-down menu...

If you haven't already, go to the drop-down menu in the upper-right hand area of the window, normally labeled "CPU" with a couple of bar-graphs. Choose "Connect to hosted runtime".

The session...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-16, 15:40
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,137
Posted By chalsall
A new instance will first be re-issued work...

A new instance will first be re-issued work partially completed, in descending order. However, an assignment is only re-issued after no updates for 30 minutes.

This can lead to a bit of a "queue"...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-16, 14:55
Replies: 141
Views: 5,389
Posted By chalsall
You have never run the GPU72 TF Notebook. Not a...

You have never run the GPU72 TF Notebook. Not a single assignment is associated with your AKey, so I don't understand what you're talking about.
Forum: Linux 2020-05-15, 18:12
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By chalsall
It could be any one of many things. ...

It could be any one of many things.

Suggestion: Capture network traffic from at least one Linux boxen in addition to the suspect one. Use tcpdump...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-15, 18:02
Replies: 39
Views: 889
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. I haven't sat at a Winblows...

Indeed.

I haven't sat at a Winblows workstation since Win 3.1, and that was just to download Slackware...

Unfortunately, some of us have to support those who just have to be on Windoze... ...
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